Bihar intellectuals favour mainstream parties to keep off saffron discourse


M. CHENNANAGRAJ : NEW DELHI: Concerned about the country’s polity veering towards religious polarisation ahead  of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a group of Bihar’s intellectuals here have vowed to identify issues to ward off elections from an imminent dangerous course. Christened as “Bihar Vimarsh”, the group is headed by Dr Shambhu More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Friday, July 13th, 2018

Former A.P. CM Kiran Kr Reddy returns to Congress

NEW DELHI : Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday formally rejoined the Congress after meeting party president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi. “I am very happy that I am coming back to More...

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By On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Now, a Mob lynching in Assam

NALBARI ( Guahati)  A man was beaten to death at a wedding venue in Assam’s Nalbari district when he demanded that bursting of firecrackers be stopped after he was hit by a splinter, the second lynching incident More...

By On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Gets Protection From Arrest

NEW DELHI : Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been granted protection from arrest in the case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death, for which he has been summoned to court on Friday. The court had last month More...

By On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

“Big victory” for the people of Delhi and democracy: Kejriwal

NEW DELHI : Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal welcomed the apex court verdict as a “big victory” for the people of Delhi and democracy. AAP hails SC More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Rajya Sabha: Close fight in Dy Chairperson election

NEW DELHI : The monsoon session of Parliament, to be held between July 18 and August 10, will see the first test of Opposition unity before the 2019 Lok Sabha poll in the election of new Deputy Chairperson of the More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Spotlight on Pranab Mukherjee at Rahul Gandhi’s Iftar party

NEW DELHI : Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s Iftar party on Wednesday evening — his first since taking over the party — turned into a massive show of opposition strength. But the most-watched face More...

By On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Saffron govt created 60 lakh fake voters in Madhya Pradesh, says Congress

BHOPAL : The Election Commission of India (EC) on Sunday ordered a probe into alleged irregularities in electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh. This comes after the Congress Party earlier in the day highlighted the presence More...

By On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

UP Dy CM Dinesh Sharma booked for ‘Sita was a test tube baby’ remark

PATNA : In yet another embarrassment for the BJP, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma was booked for saying ”Goddess Sita was possibly the first test tube baby of India”. A case was lodged More...

By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Friday, June 1st, 2018

MoD officials took kickback in AN32 deal: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI : Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government over reports of alleged kickbacks in procuring the spares of AN-32 from Ukraine. He asked Prime Minister Narendra More...